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III Congreso Internacional Cultura y Ciudad
10-03-2020 No Comments

III Congreso Internacional Cultura y Ciudad

“Arquitectura y Paisaje. Transferencias históricas, retos contemporáneos” Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura, Universidad de Granada Granada, 27-29 enero 2021 https://www.granadacongresos.com/culturayciudad Bloques temáticos 1. Paisaje urbano y cultura arquitectónica Se invita a reflexionar sobre el paisaje urbano, tanto histórico como contemporáneo, prestando especial atención a aquellas dimensiones en las que la arquitectura juega un papel destacado. Son materia de interés para […]

Public space as a battlefield | Javier Mozas
03-12-2018 No Comments

Public space as a battlefield | Javier Mozas

Public space was for Hannah Arendt, 1906-1975, a place for Action.1 Arendt believed that democracy needed to be exercised in the public realm, that it was useless to enact it in the private space of the household. Action has two very different resources: one peaceful, the other violent. One using Words and the other Battle; that is, Discourse and War. […]

Momentum I. The Ambition of Scale
18-01-2018 No Comments

Momentum I. The Ambition of Scale

We live in a global world where, due to hyper connectivity, information is stored without any filter in the global network. But, is there any possibility of going beyond the concept of image as simple visual information? What is the difference between an image, a memory and a postcard? What can we represent through a graphic document? MOMENTUM arises as […]

fetsac 17: Trashumancias
22-11-2016 No Comments

fetsac 17: Trashumancias

We drove 22 miles into the country around Farmington. There were meadows and apple orchards. White fences trailed through the rolling fields. Soon the sign started appearing. THE MOST PHOTOGRAPHED BARN IN AMERICA. We counted five signs before we reached the site. There were 40 cars and a tour bus in the makeshift lot. We walked along a cowpath to […]

Faults of fragmentation | Sergio de Miguel
22-08-2016 29 Comments

Faults of fragmentation | Sergio de Miguel

In the recent architecture we find a resource appellant of figurative transgression. His aim is not other one that to put in value, to emphasize, the buildings that for his character and purpose have to stand out in his environment. It is known that the principal virtue of the architecture is to control the fragmentation. Definitively, the quantities. There exist numerous […]

The nature of the change. The nature of change you have changed | Miquel Lacasta
27-11-2015 One Comment

The nature of the change. The nature of change you have changed | Miquel Lacasta

Surely it cannot be said that everything should happen in the decade of the 60, but yes one can affirm that this one was a decade of big changes, of big social transformations, changes, that today we can observe how they are more alive than never. Looking backward, it is easy to recognize significant transformations that have his origin in […]

Utopia or interescalaridad | Michael Ángel Díaz Camacho
22-06-2015 No Comments

Utopia or interescalaridad | Michael Ángel Díaz Camacho

In 1974 Mariano Bayón interviews an Alejandro of the Jack isolated from the Academy, the margin already of the cultural paraphernalia of the architecture, an environment of the one that is separated voluntarily: “I will write something in a builders’ magazine, for builders” 1. Undoubtedly, the interest of Jack for the questions you will discipline they remove him from a […]

Spatial construction | Íñigo García Odiaga
18-05-2015 2 Comments

Spatial construction | Íñigo García Odiaga

If it was trying to summarize in a word which is the last end of the architecture, from an academic point of view, the agreement would be impossible, but no doubt, one of the words with major consensus would be the term space. The space, the construction of an interior isolated of the environment, can be understood as the first […]

The spaces of the power | Íñigo García Odiaga
24-10-2014 One Comment

The spaces of the power | Íñigo García Odiaga

The public space has multiple income, his paradigm can be the square, but maybe also it it can be at present Internet. To place a great source or a statue in one great square, in the antiquity it was waited to a day of intense snowfalls. Was observed what space of the square was remaining virgin, free of trodden or […]

Cities for the people
25-09-2014 No Comments

Cities for the people

Cities for the people it offers a general look brings over of the different aspects that they must be considered at the moment of designing a public space of quality, with the emphasis put in the importance that has the fact of making re-live through the human dimension of the urban accessions. The book presents numerous examples of successful practices […]

Local geometries | Íñigo García Odiaga
14-02-2014 2 Comments

Local geometries | Íñigo García Odiaga

The places, the landscapes, have a personality, a character, a stamp that at some time has been defined as a Genius Loci, a local spirit. To preserve this character and even to amplify it is the last aim of any artistic or architectural work that leaves of the urban territory and that faces the nature and the landscape. In the […]

The small things | Jorge Meijide
23-09-2013 No Comments

The small things | Jorge Meijide

The small thing We will begin for a confession, hello, I am called Jorge and I like the small things. If, I admit it, I like the small things and the small facts. The small things. In the bottom I believe that they all like, of one or another way. In addition, they say that it is for the small […]

Carta abierta a Arturo Pérez Reverte, autor del artículo “Urbanismo de Género y Génera” | Cristina García-Rosales
09-02-2012 One Comment

Carta abierta a Arturo Pérez Reverte, autor del artículo “Urbanismo de Género y Génera” | Cristina García-Rosales

Mr Perez Reverte: I have read yesterday in his blog – of causality – the ironic article and descalificador for that we are employed at these topics, which you title “Urbanismo de Género y Génera”. I write to him as arquitecta, as expert in kind and city and since socia founder of the Association The Woman Constructs, association in which I […]

Raised to a chair, before big | Luis Gil Pita - Cristina Nieto Peñamaría
13-09-2010 35 Comments

Raised to a chair, before big | Luis Gil Pita – Cristina Nieto Peñamaría

We are interested in emphasizing the particular world of the chair for children, very specially because it is first one of the contacts of the citizen to his more first infancy with a machine that serves to the most basic domestic uses, as step before the use of the architecture and the city. The chairs are the simplest (complex) machines […]